Arboretum Wespelaar is OPEN on Wednesdays and Sundays from 10 am to 5 pm. Book your tickets below. Annual ticket holders and children (<13 years) do not need to register, but arrive 15 min. before or after the hour to avoid lines.

Find a plant

Search for woody plants in the database of the Arboretum Wespelaar or in the BelTrees database

Identification keys and illustrations

By Jan De Langhe, dendrologist at Ghent University Botanical Garden, in collaboration with Arboretum Wespelaar


Arboretum Wespelaar is OPEN every wednesday and sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. until November 14th 2021 included. 

For safety reasons, we ask you to register in advance (choose a time slot and buy your ticket), by clicking the orange button "Book your ticket" at the top of this homepage. Annual ticket holders and children up to the age of 12 do not need to register, but should arrive 15 minutes before or 15 minutes after the hour to avoid lines. For the moment, it is only possible to book your visit up to Sunday, April 18th included. Later visits can be booked starting April 19th. 

This SPRING LEAFLET guides you through the arboretum with information on the trees, the vistas and some history.

The Werner Wood with Rhododendron 'Taurus' on the left

The Woodland Garden with the Artois Meadow behind

The Woodland Garden and the Werner Wood

Magnolia 'Atlas'

Cercis chinensis

Malus floribunda and Paulownia 'Purple Splendour'

Prunus 'Hanagasa'

Prunus 'Kanzan'

Prunus x gondouinii 'Schnee'

Rhododendron 'Blue Diamond'

Rhododendron 'Gladys Rose'

Rhododendron 'Saint Breward'


Arboretum Wespelaar : only collection in Belgium with Level 4 accrediation by ArbNet

High resolution images identification keys